International TIGER DAY: Nepal on track to
International TIGER DAY: Nepal on track to achieving '22 targetHimalayan TimesIn 2010, Nepal had signed the 'St Petersburg Declaration on Tiger Conservation' to express commitment to double the number of wild tigers from 121 to 250 by 2022. Nepal marked the Global Tiger Day by organising an awareness-raising programme in the ...Nepal close to doubling tiger population by 2022Business Standardall 3 news articles »
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:26 pm
Baterimba in Nepal - E Kantipur
Baterimba in NepalE KantipurKATHMANDU, JUL 30 - The Embassy of Colombia in India and The Consulate of Colombia in Nepal—on August 1—are jointly organising a concert featuring Carlos Balanta—popularly known as Baterimba—a-multi-instrumentalist from Colombia. The event ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:22 pm
In Reversal, Nepal to Allow Cremation of
Updated NewsIn Reversal, Nepal to Allow Cremation of Tibetan MonkNew York TimesKATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal's government announced on Tuesday that it would allow the funeral and cremation of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk to take place in the country, reversing an earlier refusal seen by some as resulting from sensitivity to China.Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan Buddhist monkThe StateIn change of heart Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan monkReuters UKall 50 news articles »
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:35 pm
Pair on Nepal aid mission - Timaru Herald
Timaru HeraldPair on Nepal aid missionTimaru HeraldTwo South Canterbury women will travel to an isolated area in Nepal to help local villagers improve their health, education and basic living conditions. Marg Stocker and Colleen Winnington will stay among Sherpas living in the remote Damar village.
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:57 pm
FATCA legislation: Its implications for
FATCA legislation: Its implications for NepalHimalayan TimesIn the wee hours of July 08, 2014, seven days after Foreign Accounting Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was fully enacted globally by the USA, I received a phone call from my US Green Card holder friend who has been living in Nepal for the past one year ...and more »
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:13 pm
Nepal to sign power trade accord with IndiaKathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Nepal's three major political parties - the Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and UCPN (Maoist) - late Tuesday consented to the government's plan to sign a power trade agreement (PTA) with India during the forthcoming visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The meeting of the major political parties was chaired by Prime Minister Sushil Koirala to seek national consensus on ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:52 am
In change of heart Nepal to allow cremationBy Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Nepal will allow a monk prominent in Tibetan Buddhism to be cremated in a monastery in Kathmandu, a minister said on Tuesday, disregarding fears of possible anti-China protests by his followers during the funeral. The government had previously barred the followers of Shamar Rinpoche from bringing his body back to Nepal - where he ran a monastery - for the ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:04 am
Nepal allows Tibetan monk cremation afterNepal said Tuesday it had agreed to allow a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Kathmandu, overturning an earlier ban which had sparked claims that it had caved to pressure from China. The Nepalese Embassy in India initially granted approval for Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche's body to be transported to Nepal from neighbouring India for cremation after he died of a heart attack in Germany ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:53 am
Nepal to allow cremation of Tibetan BuddhistKATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The body of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk can now be cremated at his monastery in the hills outside Nepal's capital, the government said Tuesday after reversing its earlier objections to bringing the body into the country.
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 3:28 am
Breaking protocol, Nepal PM to personallyKathmandu, July 29 (IANS) Breaking protocol, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala will personally receive his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi when he lands in Kathmandu Aug 3 on a two-day visit. A special welcome ceremony will be organised at the Tribhuvan International Airport. There will be a guard of honour for Modi, who will be accompanied by a 101-member delegation including seven ministers ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:40 am
India-Nepal: A Himalayan Opportunity –Sushma Swaraj was recently in Nepal to co-chair the meeting of the Indo-Nepal Joint Commission which was held after a gap of 23 years. The India-Nepal relationship needs a shot in the arm, and maybe the India-Bhutan relationship can be a model for ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:24 pm
Baterimba in NepalKATHMANDU, JUL 30 - The Embassy of Colombia in India and The Consulate of Colombia in Nepal—on August 1—are jointly organising a concert featuring Carlos Balanta—popularly known as Baterimba—a-multi-instrumentalist from Colombia. The event will be ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 2:19 pm
Nepal Army to look after Modi’s securityKATHMANDU, JUL 30 - In view of the upcoming Kathmandu visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government will mobilise Nepal Army to look after the overall security arrangement, while Nepal Police, Armed Police Force, and the National ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 1:22 pm
In Reversal, Nepal to Allow Cremation ofKATMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s government announced on Tuesday that it would allow the funeral and cremation of a revered Tibetan Buddhist monk to take place in the country, reversing an earlier refusal seen by some as resulting from sensitivity to China.
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 7:47 am
Nepal to allow Buddhist leader's cremationDHARAMSHALA, JULY 29: Nepal has said it will allow the body of a prominent Tibetan Buddhist leader to be brought into the country for cremation and last rites at Shar Minub monastery, the seat of Shamar Rinpoche. The decision, said Information Minister ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:18 am
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